acceleration switch

acceleration switch

[ak‚sel·ə′rā·shən ‚swich]
(electricity)
A switch that opens or closes in the presence of acceleration that exceeds a certain value.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

acceleration switch

A switch actuated when there is unusual acceleration. These switches are normally located in emergency locator beacons that operate when an aircraft crashes or is subject to abnormal deceleration.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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[R.sub.thres](t) represents cache cloud provide acceleration threshold value at time t, [K.sub.NAT](i,t) represents NAT users cloud acceleration switch, the values is calculated as (5) shown below:
Brocade this week unveiled software for its application acceleration switches that enables them to function as gateways between existing IPv4 networks and new ones built onIPv6.This gateway functionality allows Brocade ServerIron customers to supportIPv4 and IPv6 simultaneously, with eventual migration to IPv6.
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